## BP Janus 0 6 0 Diesel DCC Sound Fitted

 

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## BP Janus 0 6 0 Diesel DCC Sound Fitted
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## BP Janus 0 6 0 Diesel DCC Sound Fitted

Scale: OO

BP is the leading Petroleum production company based un the UK. They operated this Janus locomotive a their refineries. Produced with permission from BP plc.


This version of the model features a DCC Sound fitted loco. Using ESU Loksound Decoder and Speaker. With sounds recorder for us at the Appleby Frodingham Railway Preservation Society site.

Sounds recorded, mastered and converted to DCC Sound format by Legomanbiffo.

You can listen to the raw sound files by clicking on these two links:





Engine Running




Horn Sounding





This is the expected retail price - subject to currency and manufacturing cost changes.

Model Specification:
5 pole motor
DCC Sound Fitted
Designed for DCC Sound
Acurate model with fine detail bodywork.
NEM coupler pockets.

About the Janus Locomotive:
The Yorkshire Engine Company Janus was a line of 0-6-0 wheel arrangement, diesel-electric locomotives that weighed 48 long tons (49 tonnes; 54 short tons) and had a maximum speed of 23 mph (37 km/h). The two Rolls-Royce C6SFL diesel engines gave a total power output of 400 hp (300 kW). Each engine had its cooling system at the outer end, and the its generator at the inner end. There were two traction motors, each being powered by one generator, thus simplifying the electrical system.

Production began in 1956, and ended in 1965

Eventually, 102 Janus locomotives were built: mostly for the British steel industry, but other customers included Imperial Chemical Industries (12 locomotives), the Port of London Authority (10), and the National Coal Board (7). Three locomotives were exported.


In 2008, 23 were still in industrial service, and seven had entered preservation.

The name Janus is from the two-faced god Janus: the locomotive was symmetrical with two 'faces'. The similarity in power and speed would indicate that this type of locomotive could have been use in a similar role to the British Rail Class 08 shunter. In recent years Class 08 shunters owned by EWS have replaced Janus locomotives on some industrial railways.
one model was loaned to BR for tests.

Source:
Wikipedia published under the Creative Commons Licence

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Brand: GVH
Supplier Code: GV2014XS
Release Date: Q1 2017

x £199.98